PROF LORETTA FERIS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: PROF LORETTA FERIS – A sense of place – new frontiers for the law? (Friday 7 November) Loretta Feris is professor in the Institute of Marine and Environmental Law at UCT and teaches natural resources law, pollution law Continue reading →

PROF TIM O'CONNOR

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: PROF TIM O’CONNOR – A review of bush encroachment in southern Africa: changes and causes (Tuesday 4 November) Tim O’Connor works as a scientist with the South African Environmental Observation Network. Prior to this position, he held the Continue reading →

DR GUY PRESTON

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR GUY PRESTON – Alien invasions – update on threat to biodiversity conservation and on status and interventions in South Africa (Monday 3 November) Dr Preston is responsible for the Environmental Programmes within the Department of Environmental Affairs.  Continue reading →

DR MANDY LOMBARD

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR MANDY LOMBARD Most important questions for conservation planning 2014 (Wednesday 5 November) Mandy’s biological career began at University of Cape Town (UCT), where she graduated with a PhD in Zoology in 1989. After a year’s post doc at Continue reading →

MR STEVE GALSTER

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MR STEVE GALSTER Xaysavang Trading corporation and the rhino horn trade: case not closed (Thursday 6 November) Steven Galster, Director of the Bangkok-based Freeland Foundation, has been a creator and on-the-ground implementer of bold and aggressive counter-wildlife trafficking Continue reading →